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Malaria

04 August 2011

SMS improves malaria treatment

Sending daily text message reminders to health workers can mean that nearly 25% more children are properly treated for malaria.

Sending daily text message reminders to health workers can mean that nearly 25% more children are properly treated for malaria, according to the results of a six month trial conducted in Kenya.

Adherence by health workers to malaria treatment guidelines is vital in making sure patients stick to and complete malaria treatment courses.

 

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